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Ahgamahwegezhig (Chief Sky)

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Ahgamahwegezhig (Chief Sky), a Lac du Flambeau Chippewa and the original captor of "Old Abe", mascot of Wisconsin's 8th Volunteer Regiment and Wisconsin's Civil War eagle.


Image ID: 78915

Creation Date:  date unknown

Creator Name: Unknown




Collection Name: Album 17 (The Civil War--Old Abe, Wisconsin Civil War Eagle)

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: Album 17.13b

Original Dimensions: 4.325 x 6.5 inches


Civil War, 1861-1865

Clothing and dress

Indians of North America

Indoor photography

Lac du Flambeau



Military art and science

Ojibwa Indians


Portrait photography

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